OPINION: SA is a country laced with irony
Judith February asks how did we descend so fast from the iconic, principled Madiba to a compromised Zuma.
OPINION: A constitutional line in the sand
Judith February says the Guptas are a symptom of our collective failure to hold government to account.
OPINION: Guarding against selective memory
Judith February says our hashtag environment sometimes has a very casual connection to the past.
OPINION: A stalemate of the president’s making
Judith February says South Africa can learn something from the transparency of the US elections.
OPINION: #Budget2016 Plugging the Zuma deficit
Judith February says that in a sense the credibility deficit Jacob Zuma has will be Pravin Gordhan’s to fill.
OPINION: Sona 2016: The disconnect from reality persists
Judith February says Zuma’s Sona didn’t speak to people feeling the pinch of unemployment & deep inequality.
OPINION: Has Zuma’s unraveling finally begun?
Judith February says the president goes to Parliament on Thursday to deliver his Sona in a weakened position.
OPINION: The changing political winds for Zuma
Judith February says the Nkandla matter is far from over, but for now the president has kicked for touch.
OPINION: The president’s Sona challenge
Judith February asks if President Zuma’s Sona will be disconnected from political and social reality.
OPINION: The gap in SA’s transparency regime
Judith February reflects on the accountability deficit in South Africa’s political processes.
OPINION: A very dry season awaits 2016
Judith February looks ahead to what this year may hold for South Africa.
OPINION: SA is bruised and battered, but still standing
Judith February says SA is worth fighting for and that we are far more than our failed president.
OPINION: Julius Malema, pretender to the throne
Judith February says where Julius Malema is concerned, form mostly overcomes substance these days.
OPINION: Dodgy donations in a democracy
Judith February says South Africa’s democracy is suffering from the absence of transparency.
OPINION: Laughter instead of accountability
Judith February says laughter has become this president’s default position as he ducks accountability.
OPINION: A test SA can’t afford to fail
Judith February says 2016 will be yet another tough year for South Africa as we stare down our demons.
OPINION: In the interests of full disclosure
Judith February says there needs to be greater vigilance of the Code of Ethics for MPs.
OPINION: #FeesHaveFallen… Now what?
Judith February says solidarity will also have to be built across the divides and across campuses.